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Missing legal, tech safeguards worry Turks as elections loom

Few legal safeguards exist to prevent the Turkish authorities from restricting internet access on election day, experts say, as the opposition scrambles to devise contingency plans.
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Fears over the integrity of Turkey’s upcoming elections have flared anew after the authorities restricted internet access for long hours following the deadly Nov. 13 bombing in Istanbul.

Few legal safeguards exist to prevent internet throttling on election day, IT specialists say, noting that the opposition should have contingency measures in place.

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